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Jul 29, 2013 8:00am PDT
leak in history. prosecutors made their closing arguments on thursday and the defense followed on friday. he is the first-ever defendant to face and aiding the enemy charge for leaking more than 700,000 documents to wikileaks and other news agencies, and could case -- said a major precedent. the judge in the case is now deliberating over the 21 charges manning faces and has not said when she will rule. many of manning's supporters are dismissal of a possible guilty finding and to reduce the whistleblower sentence. on friday, whistleblowers block the gates of fort mcnair in washington, where offices are located. is not whether or not he was naive. >> the idea that he is being punished for coming out against war crimes and cruelty by his fellow servicemen is really disturbing. >> over the weekend, protesters around the world also held rallies to mark in international day of action calling for manning's release. for more, we are joined from fort meade, via video stream, with alexa o'brien. she is in her car outside the courtroom. she was the first to make transcripts of the procee
LINKTV
Jul 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
for leaking documents to a news agency, which could set a precedent. defense attorneys are set to make their closing remarks today. the senate appropriations committee has voted to sanction any country that aids nsa whistleblower edward snowden. the panel mass the measure by unanimous consent. it calls on the state department to work with congress to level sanctions against any extradition. he is holed up in russia where he is reportedly been granted asylum. the oil giant halliburton has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence following the 2010 oil spill in the gulf of mexico. under the plea deal, heliborne will pay the maximum fine and remain on probation for three years. federal prosecutors have saciled charges against capital for alleged securities fraud and wire fraud. hundreds of millions of dollars in profits were down for the firm and its owner stephen cohen for more than a decade. preet bharara, the u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york said that the scheme is unprecedented in size for a hedge fund. >> when so many people from a single hedge fund have engag
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
purpose. we take our department of defense and we hold them to a very tight account. we don't let them spend money without a contract, without reviews by the inspector general, reviews by our committee. but here's $2.6 billion unspecified. oh, mr. car decide, use it wisely. -- cars eyed, use it wisely. >> i reserve the remaining time. >> claim time in opposition. mr. womack: afghan national forces includes the national afghan army and police and been one of the united states' top priorities since operations began in afghanistan in 2001. the purpose of the afghan national force development program is to grow the capacity and capability of the afghan national security force in line with international agreements. this year's request totals $7.7 billion. the request is in the categories of defense forces, interior forces and detainee operations. included within the categories is sustainment to conduct day-to-day operations totaling $5 billion and enablelers that my friend refers to and says that if i heard him correctly that we don't know what these enablers are. we doe no what they are. a
CSPAN
Jul 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
of the big activities was the defense spending bill. what is the headlines coming out of that discussion? guest: the headline has to do with the national security agency. it was a very close vote. it shows how divided the house -200epresentatives, 217 five, to keep allowing the nsa to collect telephone records. host: explain it to those that are not following it closely. many: i don't imagine too people do not understand it. this is the national security agency that was found to be collecting phone calls. they are randomly collecting phone calls under court orders from a secret court. certainly a lot of people do not want to be listened to. this was all covered by edward snowden, now sitting in the moscow airport. to stop a vote to try this practice, which was authorized by congress as part of the patriot act after 9/11. host: the amendment did not survive? guest: it did not survive. it does not explain how that would happen. host: who supported this amendment and who opposed it? we saw a lot of things that you probably did not see before. we have liberal democrats who did not like the g
CSPAN
Jul 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
received information from the department of defense yesterday. guantanamo bay clause for fiscal year 2012 was millions of dollars. for fiscal year 2013, estimated $454 million. do the math. we are spending $2.7 million per year for each a detainee held at guantanamo bay. what does it cost to put a prisoner and keep them in the safest and most secure prison in america? $78,000 a year against $2.7 million. this would be fiscally irresponsible wearing ordinary economic times. it is even worse when the department of defense is struggling with the impacts of sequestration coming including the furloughs and cutbacks and training for troops. every day soldiers and sailors serving at guantanamo are doing a magnificent job under difficult circumstances. i went to the southern command in miami. i met with the man in charge with this responsibility. they are saddened with this assignment. they are doing what they are supposed to do. at great risk and i great separation from their family and personal challenges, they are excepting this assignment. they look to us as to whether the assignment still ma
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2013 1:00pm EDT
. the clerk: a bill making appropriations for the department of defense for the fiscal year ending september 30, 2014, and for other purposes. the chair: when the committee of the whole rose on tuesday, july 23, 2013, amendment number 66 printed in house report 113- 170 offered by the gentlewoman from hawaii, ms. hanabusa, had been disposed of. pursuant to clause 6 of rule 12, proceedings will now resume on amendments printed in house report 113-170 on which further proceedings were postponed in the following order. amendment number 48 by mr. jones of north carolina. amendment number 51 by mr. lamalfa of california. amendment number 55 by mr. mulvaney of south carolina. amendment number 60 by mr. stockton of texas. amendment number 62 by mrs. walorski of indiana. amendment number 65 by ms. bonamici of oregon. the chair will reduce to two minutes the time for each electronic vote in this series. the unfinished business is the request for a recorded vote on amendment number 48 printed in house report 113-170 offered by mr. the gentleman from north carolina, mr. jones, on which further proceedi
CSPAN
Jul 25, 2013 1:00am EDT
as assistant secretary of defense for international security policy and deputy assistant secretary for nuclear forces and arms control policy. he received a bachelor's degree from georgetown and a masters in international study from johns hopkins school of advanced international studies. the floor is yours. served in this body for senator jackson, who many of you had a non-and memorable memory of, i'm sure. >> i recognize i am in the distinct minority on this panel, but i take comfort that i represent the vast majority of americans and certainly the vast majority of those of you in congress on this question. should gitmo be closed? the answer is resoundingly no there is a- unless better alternative available. i would like to put this into context if i may. it is to explain why we have gitmo in the first place. it is because we are at war. is seemingly lost on a lot of us as we talk about this in an abstract context. removed fromhow be this overarching problem. we are not just at warp. we are at war because others attacked us and, in your wisdom wisdom, and the congress you gave the to fight ba
CSPAN
Jul 30, 2013 10:00am EDT
is a key priority for the national defense? theaid the tour, replacement -- senator, the ouracement is critical to nuclear deterrent strategy and capability. have the committed to air launched missiles as well. this would seem to me to be the first priority in terms of modernization. is this consistent with your views and strategies? the flexibility of having a triad is very important to our deterrent strategy. form ise ohio last nearing its end of life, it is very important that we replace it in addition to the calculations you just mentioned. one of the things that will be from theto support department of defense to do that. a -- nos to be commitment to modernization of the whole triad. since most of our eggs are in the summer rains, we have to do that first. is that your view? it is not in my purview as to how they are paid for. it is important that we move forward with that platform. >> we are in the met of a like the 70'sts and 80's. now it is the sea battle. you will be in the midst of that. general scupper on the -- scaparrotti will be in asia. it is strategically toward the
CSPAN
Jul 25, 2013 8:00pm EDT
to updated information i received from the department of defense just yesterday on time of day detention cost for fiscal year 2012 are $448 million m. for fiscal year 2013 estimated at $454 million. do the math. 166 prisoners, $454 million. we are spending $2.7 million per year for each detainee held at guantÁnamo bay. what does it cost to put a prisoner and keep him in the safest and most secure prison in america in florence colorado? $78,000 a year. against 2.7 million we are spending at guantÁnamo. this would be fiscally responsible during ordinary economic times but it's even worse when the department of defense are struggling to deal with the impact of sequestration including the furloughs and cutbacks in training for our troops. every day the soldiers and sailors serving at guantÁnamo are doing a magnificent job under difficult circumstances. i went to the southern command in miami and i met with the men who were in charge of this responsibility. i can tell you that they are saddened by this assignment that they are doing exactly what they're supposed to do. at great risk and great s
CNN
Jul 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, let me get to you react to what mark o'mara, the defense attorney for george zimmerman posted a little while ago, while juror b-29 is a model juror. "people may disagree with self-defense laws but a juror's job is not to decide what a law should be, her job is to apply the facts presented at trial to the laws they are instructed about. this is the eence of what we seek in a juror, the at to use one as common sense, apply the law to the facts, agree not to be swayed by sympathy or emotion, no matter how loudly it's argued by the prosecutors and decide a lawful and fair verdict." do you agree that juror b-29 was a, quote, model juror? >> well, i don't know if she was a model juror or not. i certainly think that she approached the process in good faith. i don't think there's any reason to doubt that she did that. but i think jeffrey makes a good point. what is really clear when we hear this juror speak is that she really misunderstood the law. she did not appropriately apply the law to the facts because she didn't understand it. and the reason why she didn't understand it could be because
FOX News
Jul 24, 2013 8:00am PDT
killer but also a pedophile. the former prosecutor, criminal defense attorney and some real characters that we're all being introduced to in this trial. dan, you first. i'm wondering about the testimony from the so-called rifleman. how damaging is that do you think to the defense? >> in terms of the actual charges that whitey bulger is facing, it's not that damaging. murder charges are going to be proved. there's overwhelming evidence. however, this case is unusual. it seems like the defense is more focused on stopping the prosecution from proving things that ruin his reputation like he's a rat or kills women or he's a pedophile and in that sense, that means a lot to the defense. in terms of whether he'll be convicted of murder, it probably won't make a difference. rick: what do you think of that point, the defense strategy here? could this be some kind of a preventative strategy before this guy goes to prison? >> definitely. i think they've had the conversation and bulger has told his attorneys, look. i'm going down. i know i'm going to prison but i at least need to be protected. i ca
CNBC
Jul 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
middle class. no good for our national defense. we ought to be having a debate about the kinds of medium and long term reforms to entitlements and tax program, but we ought not to be calling about holding the country hostage to a fights over extending the debt limit. >> here now brad sherman democrat from california and steve so h steve solice republican. get rid of the see questions terks raise taxes and spend more money. i'm here to tell you it's not going to happen. >> well, i don't think a lot of things being talked at by either party are likely to happen. you won't see a defunding of obamacare. you're unlikely to see the republicans agree to any revenue nths.ases in the next few what i hope we don't see is a default on the debt and those people who are talking about deliberately defaulting on the american debt are in the words of mccain giving us shenanigans that the american people have gotten tired up. >> steve, are you in the camp that basically condition want to fund any part of obamacare and would risk a government shutdown or some kind of default on the debt, are you in that c
FOX News
Jul 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT
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CSPAN
Jul 26, 2013 12:00pm EDT
for managing park concessionaires so much of model used by the defense department and its base exchanges and recreational facilities and to pursue bonding and revolving loans. i would like to mention fenty the significant impact of sequestration from the budgetary cuts to the national park service and its related bureaus. sequestration was designed to be inflexible damaging and indiscriminate and it is. it is undermining the work we need to do one or many fronts. it's increasing increasing our backlogs and eroding our workforce and differing important work. to conclude the national park service will continue to pursue new and creative ways to address its funding needs and i want to thank our many partners who are here who have come to us with these ideas and i appreciate the support of congress to resolve this extraordinary challenge. thank you. >> director jarvis thank you very much. because of the numbers of senators here i'm just going to ask one question of director jarvis to get us started and recognize my colleagues. director jarvis or decades the park service has recommended expan
PBS
Jul 30, 2013 5:30pm PDT
he disclosed, and computer fraud. defense attorney davis comes hailed the acquittal on aiding the enemy saying "today is a good day, but bradley is by no means out of the fire. his supporters have argued manning is a whistle-blower who exposed official malfeasance for the public good. >> engage, roger! >> reporter: among the most incendiary of his disclosure, a 2007 video that wikileaks called "collateral murder." it showed the crew of a u.s. helicopter gunship in iraq as mate sheen gunned a group of men suspected of being iraqi insurgents. instead, those killed included a reuters news service cameraman and his driver. the 25-year-old manning had already pleaded guilty to several lesser charges. the sentencing phase on today's convictions begins tomorrow and the penalty could add up to 136 years in prison. and we'll have more on the manning verdict after the other news. >> ifill: still to come on the newshour, a new definition of cancer. senator gillibrand on curbing sexual assaults in the military; drug gangs turn honduras into the murder capital of the world; and life and de
FOX News
Jul 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
manning's court-martial is almost over, the defense summing up today. manning, a u.s. army private, is accused of aiding the enemy by sending hundreds of thousands of top secret government documents to wikileaks. meanwhile, the prosecution blasting manning as a traitor, an anarchist. molly henneberg live in d.c. with the latest. what do we expect from the defense today, molly? >> reporter: the defense attorney said it would take about two hours to give his closing argument and that aiding the enemy charge you were just talking about, rick, it's key. it's the most serious one of the 21 charges against 25-year-old private bradley manning. and could land him in prison for life if he's convicted. the attorney said yesterday about his closing argument, quote: you're going to hear what the truth sounds like. the government has its job, but there's nobody who could believe what they said. and on the prosecution's five-plus-hourlong closing argument, he said, quote: if it takes you that long to get your point across, you know it is not true. the court-martial's happening at fort meade outs
CSPAN
Jul 30, 2013 12:00pm EDT
of defense procures weapons systems, a system that is to a large degree broken, unfortunately. it is now even more important with defense funding likely to be restrained to reduce funding in the coming years, our legislators overseeing major defense acquisition programs to make sure they're efficient and effectsive is as important today as it's ever been. indeed, even more so. a recently released government accountability office, g.a.o., report that is highly critical of the navy's literal combat ship program brings me to the floor today. on that program, the navy plans to spend over $40 billion to buy a total of 52 sea frames and 64 so-called plug-and-play mission modules. these are modules that would be moved on and off depending on the mission that the literal combat ship is engaged in. the combined capability of those modules with the sea frames is supposed to give thee ships their intended lethality. until recently, my main concern with this program has been the unbridled growth to the cost to build the sea frames of the lead ship. the lead ship called the freedom, the steel-hulled versi
FOX News
Jul 31, 2013 8:00am PDT
could be together. newman was charged with the murder and part of his defense centered on the claim that andrea snyderman was actively involved in planning the whole thing. she testified at newman's trial explaining why she was in florida at the time of the murder and denying any role. >> we were married in florida at a synagogue in florida. i was down there with my family. whose boss kills swunl's husband? i don't care if there were no affair. there was no affair. who kills someone else's husband? >> newman was convicted and sure enough, six months later, andrea snyderman was charged in connection with the murder of her husband. jury selection is underway right now, but in a surprise move, the prosecutors asking the judge to drop the most serious murder charge. essentially admitting they don't have the evidence to back it up. instead, she now faces a bunch of lesser charges, including lying to police and lying while on that witness stand. rusty snyderman's family very upset the murder charge was dropped since they say all along, they've been sure she played some kind of a role. mea
CSPAN
Jul 28, 2013 4:30pm EDT
commissioned by the then secretary of defense robert mcnamara. basically put together for him in the late 1960's to sort of answer the question, how did we become involved in the war in vietnam. one could say maybe we should have asked those questions before we became involved with the war in vietnam. put together a lot of scholars to write this summary, starting in 1945 right after world war ii how of the u.s. gradually and then with ever greater speed became involved in the war in vietnam. and this at a time when the war was not going well trying to get out of it. very, very difficult. and when i was retained in 1971, when the new york times was provided with a copy of all but three volumes of what became known as the pentagon papers by confidence as sources, the government had advised the terms that if they publish this and it was all classified as top secret that the government would take steps, the government would go to court to get a court order barring the * from doing so. that is sort of the background of the case. every document in all these volumes was classified as top secret which
Current
Jul 24, 2013 4:00pm PDT
thing you can do for a case is age it, but in this case the defense is pushing for the probable cause hearing to happen while the prosecutors want to build their case. the judge allowed the prosecutors to keep the case continuing. aaron hernandez was not saying so much, but listen to what he had to say when he did have an opportunity to speak. >> this is a place that not only did it change my future from them paying me, but it changed me as a person. you can't come here and act reckless and do your own stuff. i came here acting the way i wanted to act but you get changed by the patriot way. now that i'm a patriot i'm living like one and making the right decisions for them. >> cenk: all right apparently not. now that was his comments on the patriots. i want to get back to that in a second. i want to get back to how he has deflated as you mentioned his appearance in a second. first i have a legal question for you robin. as i started to look through the evidence. we talked about this case and all the different cases that involved aaron hernan hernandez and there is evidence floating arou
FOX News
Jul 25, 2013 4:00pm PDT
to publicly release. defense attorneys are set to present their closing arg umgt tomorrow. they deny that bradley manning aided the enemy because they say there is no evidence that he knew al qaeda militants ever looked at wikileaks. bradley manning did not take the stand in his own defense. >>> peter ducy is live at fort meade maryland for us. peter? >> shepard, prosecutors hammering home that this private with access to so many secrets wanted the spotlight to himself and prosecutors argue that's the process behind his decision that led him to leak 7,000 classified files. also reminding the court that just before his death, osama bin laden was seeking manning's leaked files and say since manning was such a talented analyst, he knew that was a possibility. saying, quote, this act resulted in unfettered access to enemies of the united states. an outcome all too clear to him because of his training. the defense has argued all along that manning took great care not to leak any documents that could harm the united states. his defense team will begin closing argument tomorrow morning at 9
FOX News
Jul 30, 2013 3:00pm PDT
applauded the defense team after the verdict, neither the defense or prosecution spoke directly to reporters. via twitter, wikileaks said dangerous national security extremism from the obama administration. the reporter that broke edward snowden's story said manning's treatment seemed to explain why the former contractor fled the country. >> reporter: there was no immediate response from the obama administration to the manning verdict. he now faces maximum sentence of 136 years in prison, which is effectively a life sentence. that sentencing phase begins tomorrow, and it is expected to take several weeks, bret. >> catherine herridge live at fort meade. thank you. >>> another indication tonight of major problems for the veterans administration. it has to do with the construction of new va facilities. correspondent alicia acuna is in aurora, colorado with tonight's edition of it's all your money. >> just overwrought with cost overruns and broken deadlines, and that's not unusual for government projects, but these are hospitals. >> reporter: construction of a new veterans administration hospita
LINKTV
Jul 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> the national defense council issued a strongly worded statement directing that those rallying against military rule, urging them to reject violence and so-called terrorism, to stop any incitement against the state, and saying that any violation of the law would be acted upon. another example of the increasingly strong rhetoric that we are hearing from the military establishment. at the the european union foreign-policy chief has arrived in cairo. she will be meeting with the interim government, including the resident and the interim defense minister. she will be meeting with the freedom and justice party. that is the clinical wing of the muslim brotherhood group. she will be looking for some kind of transitional move towards civilian rule in egypt. she would be very concerned over the events over the past week, with more than 70 people being killed in cairo on friday. >> just in the past hour, egypt security forces arrested two leaders. they have been charged with incitement and insulting the judiciary. the party is an offshoot of the muslim brotherhood that was formed in the mid-1990s. egypt'
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2013 9:00am PDT
furloughed. who's going to man veterans hospitals? who's going to make sure defense work gets done? who's going to take care of indian reservation health care and schools? i mean that's -- those are federal responsibilities and shutting down the government for a goal that you can't achieve that way is just counterproductive. >> what do you think of the reporting that we're getting saying that republicans intend on using the august recess to pressure reluctant lawmakers on this strategy? i mean i guess as a republican, how devastating, how destructive in this infighting for the party on the whole? >> oh, i never mind debates. look, i think that's part of what politics is about and people advance ideas. again, remember, this is a difference over tab tix, not objectives. none of us are supporting obama care. in that sense i think we take our eye off the ball and if you again adopt a strategy that can't work -- this one just simply will not work -- you falsely raise the hoech your own supporters that it might succeed and you're going to be pretty devastated when you fail. so again this is j
CNN
Jul 24, 2013 2:00pm PDT
that's been problematic from the case is the defense defines george zimmerman in a way that was helpful to his defense, but i don't think they feel as though their son has been well defined and sort of who he was. >> reporter: the back and forth over the martin case went to new heights after president obama himself weighed in with a deeply personal speech. >> when trayvon martin was first shot, i said that this could have been my son. another way of saying that is trayvon martin could have been me 35 years ago. >> all eyes are on the attorney general eric holder. the obama constituency wants to know whether they'll take any further steps in the case. >> by allowing and perhaps encouraging violent situations to escalate in public, such laws undermine public safety. the list of results tragedies is long and unfortunately has victimized too many who are innocent. it is our collective obligation. we must stand our ground. >> the martin family has started a foundation to honor trayvon's memory and to push for changes. >> we're here today to see what we can do to stop this from happening to y
FOX News
Jul 31, 2013 6:00am PDT
charge. he was found not guilty of aiding the enemy. cully stimson, former secretary of defense tore detainees and legal fellow with the heritage foundation and mike barrett, former intelligence officer for the office of the secretary of defense. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> thanks for having us. heather: why not guilty for aiding and abetting the enemy? i will start with you, cully. >> heather to, prove aiding the enemy under the statute the government had to prove one, knowingly provided intelligence to the enemy. the enemy is al qaeda an the taliban and two he did so knowingly. so there was a double burden. the judge had to be firmly convinced that was the case and clearly they didn't prove their case. one thing if he provided directly to al qaeda or taliban and posted to one of their websites. imagine this, if he gave the same information to "washington post" and guardian, and published some of it would he be charged with aiding the enemy? i doubt it. so there was a failure of proof. heather: mike, can you compare wikileaks to "washington post" and "the guardian"? >
CNN
Jul 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
to inexpect your glove compartment. >> zimmerman hasn't been in contact with his defense team. david mattingly covered the trial. what was george zimmerman doing in texas? >> we talked to people closest to him and they are not saying at all. they are pointing out security reasons for that. we got a statement from his family a short time ago and it reads our family received death threats on a daily basis. we continue to take our security and privacy very seriously and go to great lengths to ensure our safety and that includes not talking to people about where george zimmerman is. we also received a tweet from his defense team talking about this saying we won't make comments about zimmerman's whereabouts. zimmerman himself was somewhat vague today in talking to the police officer. you can hear some of that exchange on the police video. the officer asked him where he was headed to and zimmerman would not give him a firm answer. security clearly on everyone's mind here for george zimmerman's whereabouts. >> a lot of people obviously as you say might be shocked to know george zimmerman is traveling
FOX News
Jul 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
] glucerna. geico's defensive driver,ke 13. good student and multi-policy discounts could save you hundreds of dollus. engineer: uh geico's discounts could save you hundreds of "doll-ars." it sounds like you're saying "dollus." dollus. engineeif you could accentuate the "r" sound of "dollars." are...are... are... engineer: are... arrrrrr. arrrrr. someone bring me an eye patch, i feel like a bloomin' pirate. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. honestly, i feel like i nailed that. >> rick: a tragic accidents on new york's hudson river. a boat carrying six people crashing into a construction barge sending two of them into the water. a woman who was set to get married just two weeks from now and her fiance's best man, are missing. police say they have found a body near the scene and now they're trying to identify that body. the driver of the boat has just been charged with vehicular manslaughter. now the details on this. >> yeah. female body was recovered in the hudson river around 1:00 p.m. that fits the description of 30-year-old lindsey stewart,
FOX News
Jul 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
passionate defense of a congress that nobody in the intlier united states thinks works hard. so the notion that somehow you believe the house republicans are working hard to solve the problems of the american people -- >> we are doing the best we can with a divided government and a president -- >> that is not true -- [overlapping dialogue] >> he tells the american people, get me a bill and i will take a look at it -- >> brad, with all due respect, speaker boehner can't figure out what the right strategy on immigration -- >> come on. >> you will see the same thing in the fall with deficit and debt. blame the president all you want. he's the president. he needs to be held accountable. but absolving republicans of the house of responsibility is laughable -- >> jamie: chris, i have to let that be the last answer. brad blakeman, thank you. guys, good to see you. >> thank you. >> eric: an update on the new york city mayor's race and a major blow to democrat anthony weiner's embattled bid in the race to become the next may our of new york. the former congressman's campaign manager has quit. this
FOX News
Jul 29, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the enemy, he faces life in prison. the defense never denied manning leaked government secrets, rather his motivation was naive. wanted to expose government lies and wanted to be famous. colonel denise lind overseeing the trial known as court-martial is determining the outcome, not a jury, whether the prosecution met the high legal standard of proving beyond a reasonable doubt that manning act with general evil intent. >> i think it is a hard case to make unless you have a confession from the person that's charged with the crime in which they indicate that there are specific reasons for do what they did was to harm the united states, and i don't think they have that in this case. >> the verdict will be read in court tomorrow afternoon, the culmination of nearly two months of testimony and evidence, bret. >> thank you. >>> one of america's greatest warriors has died. bud day was shot down during the vietnam war, endured years of captivity and abuse, without revealing sensitive information. one of his fellow prisoners and cell mate for years, arizona senator john mccain spoke of his friend o
LINKTV
Jul 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
enters the sentencing phase, where the prosecution and defense will present more arguments. israel and the palestinian authority have resumed peace talks for the first time in three years. negotiators sat down for a dinner hosted by secretary of state john kerry in washington. the talks will be overseen by martin indyk who was named as the new special envoy to the middle east. we will have more on the talks after headlines. ousted egyptian president mohamed morsi has been allowed to meet with european union more than a ousted month ago. he and the muslim brotherhood have continued to call for his reinstatement after 72 people were killed on saturday after police opened fire on a brotherhood rally. we will have more from egypt from sharif abdel kouddous later in the broadcast. the fbi has rescued more than 100 victims of forced prostitution and have a numerous people. the assistant director of the fbi's criminal investigative division spoke on monday. >> sex trafficking among children remains one of the most prevalent, violent, and unconscionable crimes in the country. despite chall
CSPAN
Jul 30, 2013 1:00pm EDT
of the naacp, legal defense and educational fund. barbara who is executive director and president of the lawyers committee, the civil rights under law. which by the way is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year having been founded by president kennedy in response to violence against those who sought to register voters in the past. tom, who is president of the mexican american legal defense and educational fund, bringing more lawsuits in the area of voting rights than almost any other latino organization and particularly focused in texas right now. laura, who represents the american civil liberties union, washington national office, who reminded all of us about the important work that the aclu is doing, bringing over 300 voting rights cases currently. ere's rosalyn brock, chairperson of the naacp, the nation's oldest and largest civil human rights organization. there are state lenl slators, 'm sorry, there's margaret fung. we have state legislators from texas, from alabama, from georgia, from florida. this is really a broad and diverse group. the national coalition of black civ
MSNBC
Jul 25, 2013 10:00am PDT
, they are not necessary. the law of self-defense worked well for years and years an years. and i think there is a determination, and i was proud that both the attorney general and the president, as well as many others, have commented -- john mccain's words that these laws should be reviewed -- were also welcome, that there is a growing consensus that these laws are inconsistent with safe communities. our own poll shows race relations are, 50% of whites think race relations are fairly or very good, but only 38% of african-americans. you think that that's the impact of the verdict, partly? >> there's no doubt that the verdict has had an impact. it's, to some extent, affected people's confidence in the criminal justice system. i think that we've seen conflict and a lot of of tough language being played out indeed in the media. i remain optimistic and hopeful that reasonable minds, that people who are ready to understand that while we've come a great distance when it comes to race and race relations in this nation, in the 21st century there is a lot of unfinished work and that we've got to
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
them down. >> joining me now, b.e.t. columnist and cnbc contributor keith boykin and criminal defense attorney john burris. keith, i want to start with you. let's play part of that interview that everybody's talking about today. here's some of that. >> george zimmerman got away with murder, but you can't get away from god. and at the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal with. the law couldn't prove it. we just have to believe in the lord, that he's -- if he has to pay, he will pay. >> now, of course, you have to make a point that juror b-29 and her other jurors found george zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder. that said, were you surprised to see her come forward and make such an admission? >> i was surprised to see her come forward. i was surprised to see her show her face and to give out part of a name. it seems to me she clearly did not understand the law. i don't know if that was the fault of the judge or the fault of the prosecutor in terms of explaining the law to her. but the jury instructions specifically said in order to pr
FOX Business
Jul 26, 2013 6:00pm EDT
there are allegations out there i guarantee there will be a vigorous defense coming in there is a lot in the indictment and people assume it is correct but absolutely not. there are great hedge fund managers and i have been in the business 27 years and it is not easy to get great returns because it is in but if you just compound your money then history says he will earn tenders will% in the stock market over a period of time. lori: but the tally on case and he is behind case right now -- behind bars right now but to his case innocent until proven guilty but overall has the same performance lately. >> you bring up a great point because it is definitely a tarnishing going on of the hedge front -- hedge fund energy. a lot of people turn to hedge funds for their portfolio and that s&p 500 has outpaced most managers even though there are unique styles they have outpaced that but we never evaluate a portfolio over a three-year period normally fiver tenures it anybody else there that has pulled money away from the hedge fund rethink that because you will need to have alternatives. lori: what sort of allocatio
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Jul 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
on the jury of self defense, but eric holder, the attorney general announced that the department of justice is investigating zimmerman for possible civil right's violation, even though the fbi report and sanford police report ashes parentally showed there was no racialab knownimus. it has put stand your ground in the public spot light as well as the death of trayvon martin. back to you. >> thank you, eric. rrn i like a clean kitchen. i don't do any cleaning. i make dirt. ♪ i'm not big enough or strong enough for this. there should be some way to make it easier. [ doorbell rings ] [ morty ] here's a box, babe. open it up. oh my goodness! what is a wetjet? some kind of a mopping device. there's a lot of dirt on here. morty, look at how easy it is. it's almost like dancing. [ both humming ] this is called the swiffer dance. and you know what i walked out with? [ slurps ] [ dad ] a new passat. [ dad ] 0% apr. 60 months. done and done. [ dad ] in that driveway is a german-engineered piece of awesome. that i got for 0% apr. good one, dad. thank you, dalton. [ male announcer ] it's the car you w
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Jul 26, 2013 2:00pm EDT
history tv, president obama and defense just -- defense secretary chuck hagel. that is also saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. we look at energy consumption here in the united states. host: we are looking at international energy. our guests are frank, -- with the center for strategic and international studies. headlining today's wall street journal is says the u.s. sees a boom in global energy use. the world will use far more of every type of energy. the u.s. energy department said that an energy will drive current consumption. start off by telling us why we are looking at this. host: it is important to the u.s., priorities on a number of fronts. the environment, energy security, our environment and energy consumption is going to grow by 10% after the year 2040. the world's energy consumption will be up more than half over the same time. host: why is this so important to the united states. give us more details about how that the sec -- affects our planning for our energy usage. guest: in d expenditures are one of the highest portion of consumer budgets. consumers are paying relatively hi
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Jul 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
on the same day congress was debating the defense authorization bill and an amendment that would block all u.s. aid to egypt. >> we are reviewing our obligations under the law and are consulting with congress about the way forward. given the current situation in egypt, we do not believe it is appropriate to move forward with the delivery of f-16s at this time. >> reporter: u.s. official sources tell fox that the egyptian military's not all that worried about not receiving those f-16s at this point in time. they believe that eventually something will be worked out and that those f-16s will be delivered. rick: okay. so what about reaction from the egyptian military? >> reporter: well, the egyptian army is calling for nationwide protests in egypt tomorrow to counter the demonstrations staged by the muslim brotherhood of late which is pushing for the release of president morsi whose family claims that he was kidnapped by the army. there's no word where president morsi is at this time. egyptian opposition groups have criticized the administration's wishy washy approach to the situation. >> i feel
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Jul 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
doherty and woods were killed with the mortar sledding ubben's right leg. then defense secretary lee on panetta and former cia director of david petraeus and former director of africa command carter hamm said over the weekened they knew it was terrorism within hours of the attack. with hearings scheduled on benghazi in the fall, lawmakers hope david usual hope he feels well enough to publicly testify. he is only survivor to witness both waves of the attack. first at the consulate and then at the cia pom pound, kelly. kelly: what are we learning about the actual evacuation? >> reporter: having made direct contact with you ben fox news is obscuring his photo to respect his request for privacy as he remains focused on his recovery alongside america's wounded warriors from afghanistan in walter reed. he is still months later being treated at walter reed medical center. four state department employees including ubben were treated at benghazi. diplomatic security agents say the response on the night was inadequate on many levels. >> that's a good question. now, it wasn't a medical plane. >
FOX News
Jul 24, 2013 6:00am PDT
. it is not speaker boehner. it is because president obama, secretary kerry and the department of defense. they are the ones that are slow-walking this. i wish i could wrap it up and look everyone of those families in the eye, this is what happened, this is what was wrong, this is how the administration botched this but i can't do so until i get the administration to fest up and provide us the documents. but i will credit speaker boehner lately to actually providing the subpoenas needed to drag people in there we had classified hearings. we, as we go into the fall will have a series of open hearings where the world will be able to see us question these people. we doesn't need a select committee to do any of. we can do it within the committees and that's what we're doing. bill: jason chaffetz, the republican from utah. we'll talk soon. >> thank you. bill: martha. martha: first it was a saturday mail delivery they took away but could home delivery all together become a thing of the past? can you imagine life like that? a closer look at a controversial plan to help the postal service balance
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Jul 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
in today's air force. bret? >> jennifer griffin live at the pentagon. thank you. >>> the defense says accused wikileaks bradley manning is a whistleblower, not a traitor as the government claims. his lawyer said he wanted to provoke more debate on policy out of concern for fellow americans. he is accused of 21 criminal counts, the most serious of which, aiding the enemy. there's a life sentence. >>> a plea deal for the man at the center of the cleveland, ohio kidnapping case. ariel castro agreed to life without parole, plus a thousand years to avoid the death penalty. the former school bus driver had been charged with hundreds of counts of kidnapping and rape, plus assault and other counts as well. >>> the mother of slain teenager trayvon martin was in philadelphia today to address the national urban league. sybrina fulton supports investigation into whether george zimmerman could be charged under federal civil rights laws. she also issued a call to action against stand your ground laws. >> no grandkids coming from trayvon, all because of a law, a law that has prevented the person who
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Jul 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
bulger mob trial, the reputed crime boss is possibly going to take the stand in his own defense. will he? our legal panel takes up that case. plus is the other shoe about to drop in major league baseball's doping scandal? some big names who might soon see very lengthy suspensions. jenna: media reports swirling that suspensions for the yankees, a-rod, alex rodriguez and 14 other players caught up in a far reaching doping scandal could be handed down by major league baseball any minute now. apparently it seems that things are changing a little bit as we go further into this week. rick has the latest from the news rom -- room. rick: braun, the brewers star who agreed to sit out the rest of the season because of his connection to a clinic in south florida, this clinic suspected of giving players' performance enhancing drugs. there are a bunch of players with ties to the clinic and major league baseball has been investigating all of this for awhile now. biggest name you mentioned in the intro, a-rod, alex rodriguez, the yankees' slugger who at a time was considered to be one of the best, if
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2013 8:00pm EDT
defenses, don't you think this is something that we can pour not only in defense but other areas as well? i believe it is. texas can switch to a p.b.m. contract. this is no chump change. y time draws to a close, the challenges facing independent and community pharmacist are great, but the important roles they play are greater. it is where we can look forward to solutions that matter. i did not come to washington, d.c. simply to watch things happen and to wonder why. i came to be part of the solution. like you, mr. speaker, we are part of the freshman class believing that this is the place that people look for to make this country continually the greatest country on earth. and the way they do that is look at commonsense legislation. they look at commonsense solutions that affect them every day. for many, many people. and especially in my home of northeast georgia. place.harmacies is a they are the places where senior citizens come and as i have watched many times the pharmacies where i go to, my own or not, it is the pharmacies where i watched the other day, where i went in and a sweet littl
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